14 days in England Itinerary

14 days in England Itinerary

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14 days in England Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly + train:  14​h 30​min
1
York
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Cheltenham
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
3
Bath
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
4
London
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Charlotte


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2
nights
York

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum and National Coal Mining Museum for England are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Fountains Abbey and York Minster. Change things up with a short trip to Scarborough Beach in Scarborough (about 1h 10 min away).

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our York trip builder .

Charlotte, USA to York is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Charlotte in May, with highs in York at 61°F and lows at 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cheltenham.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Scarborough Beach, Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, National Coal Mining Museum for England, Fountains Abbey
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Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey
National Coal Mining Museum for England ©
Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum ©

3
nights
Cheltenham

Cheltenham ©
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Your inner history buff will appreciate Goodrich Castle and Worcester Cathedral. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Tewkesbury Abbey and Ludlow Castle. Venture out of the city with trips to Oxford (Pitt Rivers Museum & Oxford University Museum of Natural History), Head 4 Heights Ltd (in Shorncote) and Hereford Cathedral (in Hereford). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gloucester Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Mechanical Music Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas' Church.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Cheltenham online trip builder .

You can drive from York to Cheltenham in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from York in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Cheltenham, with lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Historic Sites Museums Adventure

Side Trips

Oxford, Gloucester, Goodrich Castle, Ludlow Castle, Worcester Cathedral
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Ludlow Castle ©
Ludlow Castle
Tewkesbury Abbey ©
Tewkesbury Abbey
Worcester Cathedral ©
Worcester Cathedral

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Get some cultural insight at Glastonbury Abbey and Wells Cathedral. Let the collections at No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath and Fashion Museum Bath capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bath: Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and Dunster Castle (in Dunster). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, appreciate the history behind Admiral Arthur Phillip Memorial Globe, admire the landmark architecture of The Circus, and view the masterpieces at 44AD artspace.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bath trip builder site .

You can take a train from Cheltenham to Bath in an hour. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Dunster Castle, Wells Cathedral, Glastonbury Abbey, Stonehenge
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
Dunster Castle ©
Dunster Castle

4
nights
London

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Get some historical perspective at King's College Chapel and Wallace Collection. Get some cultural insight at IWM Duxford and Churchill War Rooms. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and steep yourself in history at Tower of London.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the London road trip planning site .

You can take a train from Bath to London in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in London sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

King's College Chapel, IWM Duxford
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
IWM Duxford ©
IWM Duxford
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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